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Top Theme Parks And Amusement Parks In Miami, Florida - Updated 2020

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Options for a fun splash in Miami go way beyond its heavenly beaches. The city boasts of many award-winning and first of a kind theme parks and water parks. Each theme park boasts of state of the art rides, with every turn as thrilling as ever. Technologies like Virtual Reality make it more magical than ever. Apart from the amusement parks, there are many aquatic and water theme parks too. Places like Paradise Water Park and Flamingo Park are a delight for the nature lover. Here is a quick compilation of the top theme park and amusement parks experiences that Miami, Florida has on offer.

1. Jungle Island

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Jungle Island is an intimate zoological park located in the heart of Miami. It has been a haven for nature lovers dating back to 1936. Regular animal shows and informative exhibits thrill the guests as they stroll past streams and waterfalls. Jungle Island brings alive the experience through immersive, real-life jungle experiences. The park features new attractions such as pop-up waterslides, an outdoor wind tunnel flight experience, zip lines, escape rooms, and a Nerf battle stadium. There is also a private beach for the guests to relax after a thrilling day at the theme park.

Jungle Island

Address: 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL 33132, USA

Website: Jungle Island

Opening hours: 10 AM to 5 PM

Price: 52.95 USD

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2. Virtual Reality Park

Posted by Virtual Reality Park on Sunday, 1 July 2018

Miami’s only VR park is one of the most technologically advanced adventure theme parks in the world. There are over 50 attractions in total with the most popular being the Extreme Machine (with 27 rides in one), VR motorcycle, VR escape room, and the VR Star Blade Space Flight. With the best in technology meeting unbridled imagination, this place offers crazy possibilities. This is an ideal destination for those looking for an adventure like never before! This is America’s largest VR Park and a great hangout for a birthday party trip, a group trip or just a day out with the kids.

Virtual Reality Park

Address: 14401 NE 19th Ave, North Miami, FL 33181, USA

Website: Virtual Reality Park

Opening hours: Mon 2 PM to 8:30 PM; Tues to Fri 2 PM to 8 PM; Sat 10 AM to 9 PM; Sun 10 AM to 8 PM

Price: 30 USD

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3. Bucky Dent Water Park

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Posted by Bucky Dent Water Park on Sunday, 11 November 2018

The Bucky Dent Water Park is a top favorite among water enthusiasts. With huge public pools and twisting waterslides, the park makes for an ideal haunt for families with kids looking for an enjoyable day out. There are no less than 150 water slides, a zero-depth pool for beginners, and several kids’ pools. There are even swimming and snorkeling lessons on offer. If you’d like to dial up the adventure, check out the 30-feet (9.14 meters) high twin waterslides. The Bucky Dent Water Park is an ideal destination for families in the summer.

Bucky Dent Water Park

Address: 2240 W 60th St, Hialeah, FL 33016, USA

Website: Bucky Dent Water Park

Opening hours: Mon to Fri 4:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Price: 6 USD

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4. Grapeland Water Park

Posted by Grapeland Park on Tuesday, 8 March 2011

It is built on a beautiful public green space and surrounded by the Melreese Golf Course, baseball fields and tennis courts. The entire park is a pirate’s shipwreck assembled of water slides, lazy rivers, and pools. You are welcomed by The Little Pirate Girl sculpture, Tina. Inside are colorful monuments, statues, fountains, plaques, and flags. You can enjoy a swim in the Captain’s Lagoon, a giant recreational pool, or plonk yourself on a tube and set off on a lazy Buccaneer River Ride. The river is flanked by waterfalls and a host of other surprises. The Pirate’s Plunge and Shipwreck Islands have many waterslides suitable for adults and kids respectively. The park also has its own snack bar, to refuel and refresh after all the fun in the water.

Grapeland Water Park

Address: 1550 NW 37th Ave, Miami, FL 33125, USA

Website: Grapeland Water Park

Opening hours: Mon to Sun 10 AM to 4:45 PM

Price: 15 USD

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5. Flamingo Water Park

Send the kids to the pool! 💦

Posted by Flamingo Waterpark Resort on Thursday, 31 January 2019

Flamingo Water Park is the perfect place to get wild with water. There is something for both the adventure-seekers and the ones who just want to have a great time relaxing by calm waters. There are three waterfalls for a thrilling slide. A kids’ pool and a zero-depth pool make for an ideal splash for non-swimmers and toddlers. One can also enjoy a lazy ride under the sun on the calming river. For those looking for the perfect adrenaline shot, a 30-foot (9.14 meters) tower promises a wild plunge. The Flamingo Water Park also has properties that make for a great family stay to enjoy the waterparks to the fullest.

Flamingo Water Park

Address: 2261 E Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy, Kissimmee, FL 34744, USA

Website: Flamingo Water Park

Opening hours: 24 hours

Price: 15 USD (hotel guests only)

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6. Paradise Cove Water Park at C.B. Smith Park

Posted by Ryan Hammett on Tuesday, 16 July 2013

As the name suggests, Paradise Cove Water is a beautiful water park with a wonderful lazy river, a playful array of slides for children of all ages, and thrilling multi-story slides for adults. The park is usually full of people and opens only on the weekends. You should try to reach here early to enjoy the park to the fullest. The park also has a great cafe that is highly rated for its service and delivers pizzas throughout the water park. This park is a top favorite in Miami and widely visited by both local and touring families.

Paradise Cove Water Park at C.B. Smith Park

Address: 900 N Flamingo Rd, Pembroke Pines, FL 33028, USA

Website: Paradise Cove Water Park at C.B. Smith Park

Opening hours: Mon to Sun 9:30 AM to 5:20 PM

Price: 6.50 USD

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7. Santa's Enchanted Forest

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Posted by Santa's Enchanted Forest on Wednesday, 26 December 2018

Santa’s Enchanted Forest is the world’s largest holiday theme park. It is an extravagant carnival featuring 100 rides, shows, games, and attractions. The features are categorized into rides for kids, families, and adventure-seekers. The park is abuzz with magic shows and live acts. Guests can participate in the Christmas karaoke, walk on the mistletoe lane or watch the spectacular Christmas light show. You wouldn’t want to pass up on the variety of food on offer here. The Enchanted Forest truly enchants you with thrilling rides, magical sights, and lip-smacking food. It is a must visit with the family.

Santa's Enchanted Forest

Address: 7900 SW 40th Street • Miami, FL 33155 • Tropical Park

Website: Santa’s Enchanted Forest

Opening hours: Mon to Fri 5 PM to 12 AM; Sat 5 PM to 4:15 AM; Sun 5 PM to 5 AM

Price: 15 USD

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8. McDonald Water Park

Posted by McDonald Water Park on Sunday, 14 May 2017

The entire park consists of a large lake, a playground, lighted racquetball courts, and three tennis courts. The affordable McDonald Aquatic Center sits within the park and features a wave pool, a lazy river flowing under scenic waterfalls, and shady spaces to relax and enjoy good family time. There are ‘funbrellas’ on rent for guests who wish to host a private party with a nice splash for the young children. The aquatic center also offers swimming lessons. An onsite community police station patrols the park.

McDonald Water Park

Address: 7505 W 12th Ave, Hialeah, FL 33014, USA

Website: McDonald Water Park

Opening hours: Sat to Sun 12:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Price: 10 USD

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9. Tarzan Boat Miami

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Posted by Tarzan Boat Miami on Thursday, 19 July 2018

Tarzan Floating Boat is a small water park that’s making all the headlines. Imagine a large tube with water slides floating in the middle of a river. You can dive headfirst or swing on a rope and end up in the river with a splash. It is an ideal getaway for good swimmers away from the humdrum of the regular tourist spots. The attractions on the floating boat include a slide, two trampolines, a high jump, a medium jump, and a rope swing. Its unique design has won many awards and gained worldwide recognition.

Tarzan Boat Miami

Address: 900 N Federal Hwy Suite 306, Hallandale Beach, FL 33009, USA

Website: Tarzan Boat Miami

Opening hours: Sat to Sun 11 AM to 7 PM

Price: 15 USD

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10. Miami Shores Aquatic Center

Posted by Miami Shores Village Official Government on Wednesday, 3 August 2016

The park has fun activities designed for all ages. It has two pools and the Shipwreck Cove featuring six waterslides at three levels and an eight-lane competition pool. The Shipwreck Cove is a treasure of fun with interactive experiences, water cannons and various spraying apparatus. This is another great destination in Miami for families with kids.

Miami Shores Aquatic Center

Address: 10200 Biscayne Blvd, Miami Shores, FL 33138, USA

Website: Miami Shores Aquatic Center

Opening hours: Mon to Fri 6 AM to 10 AM and 3 PM to 8 PM; Sat 11 AM to 4 PM; Sun 10 AM to 5:15 PM

Price: 5 USD

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Explore Miami beyond the beaches with these fun theme parks

Miami cues fun in the sun. Besides the splendid beaches, there are many theme parks and amusement parks that you can visit in this lively city. Have a wonderful time with family and friends here.

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